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Today’s Hawaii News 08/12/2019


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Accessed on 13 August 2019, 0030 UTC, Post 19357.

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More Hawai‘i students are leaving the state for college.
This information comes as recent U.S. census data highlighted Hawai‘i as one of only nine states experience a decrease in population in 2018, causing some to worry that Hawai‘i is in the midst of a “brain drain”. Civil Beat.

Hawai‘i bankruptcies reach highest level in 5 years
The 142 filings last month were 37.9% higher than 103 in the year-ago period, according to recent data from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Hawaii. Star-Advertiser.

Mana Up Cohort 4 announced
From designer eyewear to body odor combatting pills, the cohort offers authentic Hawai‘i goods and is focused on developing the businesses for expansion. The ten companies are spread across O‘ahu, Maui and Hawai‘i Island. Hawaii Business Magazine

Agency sets high price for inmate release records
Hawai‘i’s Department of Public Safety said it would cost more than $1 million for it to release data related to its long-standing problem with keeping inmates locked up beyond their scheduled release dates. Star-Advertiser.

Coast Guard ramps up in Hawai‘i with 2 new ships
The Coast Guard in Honolulu is getting a second new $670 million national security cutter, a third new fast-response cutter and is taking part in a new operating concept that is part of a “doubling down” of capability in Oceania between Hawai‘i and Australia. Star-Advertiser.

HAWAII BUSINESS
Ray Tsuchiyama Covers The Value of Financial Audits for Fast-Growth Firms
Before launching a growth strategy, a smart CEO launches a financial audit, which is not listing QuickBooks accounting errors. Rather, it consists of 20 to 25 questions and is completed by the CEO, CFO and all senior managers… read more
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Car sharing expanding on O‘ahu
The city plans to start dedicating the first of 80 on-street and another 80 municipal parking lot spots next year for an infant carshare industry that’s gaining traction in Honolulu. Star-Advertiser.

Work would desecrate Waimanalo site, foes say
Activists opposed to the construction of a new playground and sports field at Waimanalo Bay Beach Park are now tying their struggle to the protests against the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. Star-Advertiser.

Protest at ‘Turtle Beach’ underscores tensions between residents, tour buses
A group of residents from O‘ahu’s North Shore held homemade signs along Kamehameha Highway at Laniakea Beach, saying that heavy traffic and unsafe conditions there must come to an end. Hawaii News Now KHON2 KITV

‘Safe house’ to become affordable housing for abused
The keys to Honolulu Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro’s controversial “safe house” in Makiki will soon be turned over to the city Department of Community Services, ending a rocky three-year existence for a facility that became a lightning rod of controversy from the time it opened. Star-Advertiser. 

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Hawaii State News, 08/11/2019


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Big solar wing made to expand cellphone coverage may soar above Lanai in November

A business venture aiming to launch a fleet of solar- powered flying wings into the stratosphere to one day deliver 5G cell connectivity has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct a test flight from Lanai, possibly as early as November, officials said.
Road closure, delay of TMT construction taking economic toll on Big Isle

Monte “Pat” Wright isn’t taking sides in the standoff over construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. But he strongly desires a resolution as someone caught in the middle of the protracted dispute.
Agency sets high price for inmate release records

Hawaii’s Department of Public Safety said it would cost more than $1 million for it to release data related to its long-standing problem with keeping inmates locked up beyond their scheduled release dates.
Medicaid patients hit hurdle seeking mental health care

In his desperation to get medication for a bipolar disorder, William Lawson called at least 25 psychiatrists who say they treat Medicaid patients.
‘Back to school’ a homecoming for some at Teach for America-Hawaii

About a third of the 61 new teachers recruited by Teach for America to work in the islands this year are Native Hawaiian or from Hawaii — and two are returning to their alma maters.
Lee Cataluna: Retiree starts a big plan for Portuguese cultural center

Larry Cravalho stood outside a house that represents the past and dreamed of what he wants to build in the future.
David Shapiro: Gov. David Ige’s TMT failure is worthy of salty acronyms

Our governor looks small even through a giant telescope. When the city editor briefed me as a new reporter at the Honolulu Star-Bulletin in 1968, he strangely emphasized a term I could never use in a story: “FUBAR.”
Review: ‘Phantom’ more unhinged in thrilling revamp

“The Phantom of the Opera,” by far Broadway’s longest-running show, has been in continuous production and touring for over 30 years, seen by well over 100 million people. When producer Cameron Mackintosh launched a revision, it was met with trepidation by the show’s die-hard fans.
Waikiki street to be closed for repairs

The Department of Facility Maintenance will close Olohana Street from Kuhio to Kalakaua avenues from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to perform road repairs.
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